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Dr Glenn Adamson with V&AAF supporters

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Private tour of NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial

In October 2014, the V&AAF enjoyed a private tour of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York led by Dr. Glenn Adamson, Director of MAD and former Head of Research at the V&A.

Museum of Arts and Design 2 Columbus Cir,
New York

October 8, 2014, 7:00 pm

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The tour began with a visit to the exhibition What Would Mrs. Webb Do? A Founder’s Vision, which highlighted the advocacy and dedication of MAD’s founder, Aileen Osborn Webb, to skilled makers across America, and featured objects drawn largely from the Museum’s permanent collection.

The V&AAF group then visited the exhibition NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial which spotlighted the creative communities thriving across the five boroughs of New York today and showcased the work of 100 makers – highly inventive artisans, artists, and designers who create objects or environments through exquisite workmanship and skill.

Dr Glenn Adamson with V&AAF supporters
Dr Glenn Adamson with V&AAF supporters

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